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hayley: the downpours we had earlier today are gone. we are back to sunny weather for the start of the weekend. it is going to feel cooler. tom: we mark the 10th anniversary of the alstead flood. >> you know, it changed the town forever. shelley: the town is remembering the dark day and lives lost with a special display of photographs showing the flood and recovery efforts. tom: the manchester state senator up with legislators to try to bring drug courts to every county in the granite state. what the proposed legislation will include. >> no one covers new hampshire like we do. now, wmur news 9 tonight. [captioning performed by the national captioning institute, which is responsible for its caption content and accuracy. visit ncicap.org] shelley: starting this friday at
11:00, it was a rainy injury =- -- and dreary day across the granite state. tom: the forecast for columbus day is looking better for today. hayley: things will be improving vastly as we sleep. we will have clouds moving out. rain showers have done that. a little while longer before we clear the skies. tomorrow morning, it will happen. we will have lots of sunshine. still tracking showers or areas of drizzle, especially in portsmouth and into hampton. there might be a couple areas of drizzle or showers. for the most part, wet weather is over with. tomorrow, high temperatures will only get into the 50' s. as we get into the second half of the weekend, temperatures warm up in a big way. i will talk about the entire weekend forecast coming up.
tom: today marks a somber anniversary in new hampshire. tenures ago, floodwaters swept through the town of alstead. jean mackin return to alstead to show us how the town is remembering the day. jean: many people recall vividly where they were 10 years ago at 7:25 in the morning, when the wall of water where each -- water reached this spot. the rows of photographs displayed kerry flood survivors back to october 9, 2005. days of unrelenting rain collected by dozens of acres. it was held back by a hill at the top of a town until the earth gave way. while many were saved by early evacuations, four lives were
dozens of homes swept away, along with everything in the path of that wall of water. >> the town came back and worked together and made it what it is today. it is because we are a small tong and we all work together. -- small town and we all work together. jean: the alstead historical society documented the disaster and rebuilding. from the photos of the roads broken, debris recovered, and even the pan used by the governor to sign the buyout bill for flood properties. >> many organizations work together. on october 9, they said they would never get the roads open by the time the snow flies. but they were open. >> resilient. we are built on granite here. jean: the roads, the town, even the river was rebuilt. one of the darkest days in alstead'
s history can never happen again. no matter how painful, it will never be forgotten. >> you know, it changed the town forever. the houses, they have all been replaced, but losing the lives is a tough one. jean: those lives in this town' s resilient spirit will be remembered saturday at 4:15. a plaque will be revealed on this rock at the edge of the river. jean macklin, wmur news 9. shelley: a bipartisan team of legislators is proposing a new bill that would put a drug court in each county in the state. over 300 people died of drug overdoses in 2014 and the state is on track to break this record this year.
legislators to those personally touched by addiction, some think that more drug courts in new the street. >> they see it as a hopeless happens. stephanie: tracy' s son justin has been battling heroin addiction for five years. he is currently serving time for a theft charge. he has no place to go and she fears he could turn to drugs. >> in those two weeks, he is on the street. he has no car, no money, no license, no place to live. stephanie: tracy said her son needs temporary housing and mental counseling resources, something he could have gotten if it was tried in drug court. >> it is stunning to me the financial aspect is more important than the lives of our
young people. stephanie: the city has seen 500 which have been fatal. our way out of the problem. stephanie: state senator david bruton would allow each county to be certified as a drug court. they would have to have an arrangement with a local treatment center in the state would fund 50% of the drug court in its first year. 60% of those convicted of drug-related crimes wind up back in jail. the recidivism in drug court is 22%. >> we have to get them into the system and get them treatment and hopefully reduce the use of drugs on the street, reduce the amount of repetitive crime. stephanie: there are seven existing drug courts in new hampshire, including two in
stephanie woods, wmur news 9. tom: three animals killed in a house fire in somersworth this afternoon. one person was taken to the hospital to be treated. crews were on the scene for about four hours. the new hampshire legislature is considering a bill that would create a tax for drivers of electric cars. the current gas tax funds highway maintenance and some are arguing that drivers of electric cars are not buying as much gasoline and they say drivers of all cars should pay something. >> there will be a bill recommending an alternate source. they will probably pay more money when they register the car to replace what they pay for gas taxes. tom: that bill is currently in session. lawmakers are working on what that tax would be.
tom: one person killed at a a texas university campus today. shelley: it happened in a parking lot outside a texas morning. authorities are questioning two people. the victim was a freshman at the school, but they are not releasing any details. police are investigating the motive. >> now, meteorologist hayley lapoint and your storm watch nine forecast. dreary, wasn' t it? in central and southern new hampshire, we were still in abnormal dry conditions and in a few spots we were technically in a moderate drought. this helped things a little bit.
you see gap pavement in portsmouth, but the rain has stopped. the skies have begun to clear out. this is estimating rainfall over the last 24 hours. the heaviest amounts of rain look like they were around lincoln and woodstock. across the rest of the state, the blue color, that is generally about a half-inch of rain fall. we actually needed that. the rain has moved through and it is basically off the coast. maybe a couple areas of driv drizzle -- maybe a couple areas of drizzle off the east coast. there are some clouds lingering, but those are making a beeline off the coast. the winds have shifted direction out of the northwest, and that is bringing down cooler, drier, chris air out of canada.
45 degrees in whitefield. concord, manchester, still below 60' s. temperatures are going to take a big hit. the winds have started to get going as this cool air comes down from canada. 12 miles per our in concord. you may hear the wind rustling as you try to go to sleep tonight. 30' s up north, mainly 40' s everywhere else. 40 degrees in concord. 44 degrees in manchester. here is what will happen as we go through tonight. any clouds, drizzle, fog, goes away. tomorrow we will have a few areas of cloud and that is about it. tomorrow afternoon is right and sunny and temperatures into the 50' s. that is all we will be able to muster with this cooler air mass in place.
temperatures are going to start to spike. we will finally get up into the 60' s on sunday and some of us are headed for the 70' s on monday. if you are heading up to take a look at the foliage, some of the best right now is in the northwest. you have peek high color in lebanon, burlington, and the saint washington valley. one of the big events going on this weekend is the milford can festival and the forecast could not look -- milford pumpkin festival and the forecast could not look better. it looks much better for the rest of the weekend. temperatures are on the up and up. next week, it looks like we start to get into unsettled weather. great weather this weekend. tom: enjoy the weekend. let' s give a look at some of the high school highlights. let' s go to jason keegan. it looks like a mud bowl. jason: it was damp at memorial
jeb: cut taxes. grow america. right to rise usa is responsible for the content of this message. >> this is a huge game for us. as always, everything we do is about us. it is about family. it is about this program. win or lose, we live by the philosophy. all i ask you do now is give me 1000% in the next 48 minutes. that is all i ask. let' s go. jason: head coach keith jones leading his team into a huge conference matchup with the pioneers.
>> i' m whitey robbins, captain of the 1943 foot all team and graduated from portsmouth high and 1944. three cheers for whitey! [laughter] you' re watching friday night football. jason: 88 years young and still he clippard sand. division iii off this weekend so a fairly light schedule. biggest upset of the season so far. 14-0 winnacunnet to start a first half. connecting with kayden baillargeon to get them on the board. in the fourth quarter,
a sweep pass, but he will be picked off by nicholas kuns. the winnacunnet defense comes up big. a few plays later, a bad exchange in the backfield. winnacunnet adds a field goal and the warriors when 70-7. mike lewis ran for 144 yards. dr. division i. -- now to division i. joe eichman takes it in for a couple of yards out. jake stevens has his pass batted right into the arms of david wheaton failed. turns into a huge game for the lancers. that drive stalls thanks to justin weiser. this goes back to merrimack.
eichmann had a huge game on the ground for merrimack. huge win for the tomahawks. keeps their playoffs alive. this is frank whitey robbins. as i mentioned, 88 years old. honored with the coin toss tonight. 2-0 blue hawks. exeter adds to the lead. 9-0. the rain played a factor as the punt would go over his head and they recover in the end zone. the clippers with the ball. cody graham finds brian edney. exeter improves to 6-0. >> we come out, we pop one in her early, we -- pop one in here
early, we put ourselves back in this ballgame. jason: jack priester finds his receiver for a 20-yard gain, but that drive would stall. jake post, 21-yard touchdown run. later, this 20-yard touchdown run puts the owls up 28-0. the green wave got on the board as priester connects with henderson. 79 yards to pay dirt. the owls win. memorial home with bishop girton. jordan piscopo, quick hitter to dylan fagan. that makes it 7-0.
this fumbled exchange in the backfield will be scooped up by the big guy, joseph gudi. he takes it to the house. touchdown for bishop girton made it 44-0. memorial finally got on the board when cameron halls takes it around the far side. central green is up for the task. four rushing touchdowns by four different players. south and out green -- and alvirine. brad kamal rips off a 26 yard touchdown run. he pulls off the two-point conversion. purple panthers answer immediately. it is collin morrow taking off for the touchdown.
south also got the two-point conversion. they led 33-14. kamal and alvirine were not done in the half. 64-yard touchdown. south wins 53-22. in division ii, milford and trinity playing for a potential playoff spot. both teams with one loss. pat mackey rolls out and he fires downfield. picked off by the milford safety. here, he gets this to bryce walker for a three-yard touchdown run. next drive, 31-yard touchdown pass to kirk palladino. trinity trying to get the offense going. they turn to the senior saikou bah. spartan territory. that led to a three-yard
touchdown run by nick purdue. milford goes on to win 46-12. a good upper valley showdown between lebanon and hanover and lebanon takes it. right militant had to rushing touchdowns. con val and kingswood went to overtime. the knights win it. he also caught a touchdown pass. john stark on the road at pembroke and they showed up the spartans 35-0. no offense to the teams that play tonight, but the game of the week will be played on saturday. undefeated bedford at undefeated goffstown. it is essentially a north championship game even though there are three weeks left to go in the season. game time is at 1:30.
they have a really good defense, really good offense, and we are going to come out here, working hard, and preparing well. >> their offense is really good. they have been putting up tons of points. as far as their defense goes, they rally to the ball. they hustle. we have to hustle if you want to win. jason: you can watch all of our friday football sites on wmur.com/fnf. you can also watch us on twitter. we are sill looking for your nominations. go to our facebook page and nominate someone from your school to introduce our friday night football show. help us out. that does it for week six of friday night football. good luck to the 18 teams in action on saturday. still to come, the major league
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republicans have spent millions attacking hillary... ...because she's fighting for everything they oppose... ...from affordable health care. ...to equal pay... she'll never stop fighting for you. and the republicans know it. >>i'm hillary clinton and i approved this message. >> now, jamie staton and news nine sports. jamie: the college hockey season begins.
tomorrow night when they host american international college. aic leads the overall series but these teams have not played in 48 years. >> they have a pretty good league and we are going to play a couple of teams this year in the atlantic conference. their team has been around for a long time. jamie: other hockey east teams opened up tonight. providence, and impressive when at number 11 miami. norm baze and picks up coaching win number hundred. bc beats army. you maine beat michigan state 4-3 in a shootout. in the tournament, that goes as a 3-3 tie. game two of the american league divisional series between the rangers and the blue jays. it was tied 4-4 in extra innings.
alberto with a two run single. the rangers will go for the series sweep sunday night at 8:00. how about this game between the royals and the astros? game two in that series. it was tied4-4 when been sober -- it was tied 4-4 when been so breast -- ben zobrist it' s a double that scores escobar. cubs and cardinals. jon lester and john lackey both started. cardinals would jump on lester early. the cardinals take a 1-0 lead. lackey gets a double play. kris bryant running into it. cardinal still leading 1-0.
pham with a pinch-hit home run. the cardinals take game one 4-0. we leave you with the college football schedule tomorrow. good. they play yale. chan stanford. tom: want to check in with hayley for the weekend weather. hayley: temperatures will be noticeably cool and a breeze kicking up. in the 50' s for highs. sunday we will see temperatures creeping up and topping it off on monday with bright sunshine, up near 70 nea before temperatures cool off again next week. shelley: monday looking great. enjoy it if you have it all. thank you for joining us at
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